Letters of Private W. Curtis, Gloucestershire Regiment, and Private A.J. Clark, written during the South African War to Miss Alice Pavey of Clifton, Bristol. Both men had been member of her Bible class at Christ Church, Clifton. (With some photographs)..
Mounted newspaper cuttings concerning Pavey family, Charminster and Charmouth events, archaeology and history etc. [Some undated]. Includes also Rules of Western Union Association for the Protection of Property (established 1837)..
Obituary of R.W.J. Pavey, from "The Cliftonian".
Album containing notes and photographs, entitled "The Church", 1948. Includes correspondence about Wesley family and press-cuttings, 1936-9; extra notes on church; St Andrews Church, Charmouth, a short history, 1958..
Album: "Distant Views and Top of Street", notes and photographs, compiled 1948;. AERIAL VIEW OF THE STREET 1955. Page 1 Sketch of witches tree. Page 2 4 photos of the Bridport road. Page 3 2 views of village from Stonebarrow. Page 4 View of village from Stonebarrow: Negative No. A1. Page 5 View from Old Lyme Road in 1907: Negative No. A2. Page 6 View from Old Lyme Road in 1890: Negative No. A3. Page 7 View of village from Stonebarrow Lane, 1892: Negative No. A4. Page 8 2 panoramas looking east to Golden Cap. Page 9 View east to Cement Factory 1902. VIEW FROM CAINS FOLLY. Page 10 4 views river mouth area: Negative No. A5, A7, A8. Page 11 Views of Charmouth from east and west: Negative No. A9. Page 12 Views of Charmouth from east and west. Page 13 Charmouth from Old Lyme Road. Page 14 2 views from Catherston 1900. Page 15 Old Lyme Road crossing Black Ven, 1890: Negative No. A6. Page 16 2 photos from Devils Bellows: Negative No. A10. Page 17 Western end of road in 1924 with Scippahe: Negative No. A12. ROAD BELOW SPITTLES/TILBER HILL, 1890. Page 18 Langmoor House and fireplace. Page 19 2 views of the street, one 1930. Page 20 4 views of the street. Page 21 2 photos of the street. Page 22 Photo Cureck of Berar of Rousdon. 3 VIEWS TOP OF STREET. Page 23 2 views, top of street. Page 24 15th Annual Report of Charmouth Village Hospital. Page 25 4 photos, houses in Old Lyme Hill. Page 26 2 views, top of street 1880-1890: Negative No. A13, A14. FOXLEY FARM. Page 27 Top of Street. Page 28 Print of Street. INSURANCE POLICY FOR PORTLAND HOUSE 1881. Page 29 Top of street looking down the hill. Page 30 Documents; sale of Charmouth Howe. Page 31 Poster of No 30. Page 32 Extract from South West Railway "Coast Guide".. Page 33 Copy of Baptism of Miss Louisa Short. Page 34 Indenture by William Holly. TS. "A few Notes on the North West end of Charmouth and some of the people who have lived there", by R.W.J. Pavey, 1968..
Album: "Bottom of Charmouth Street", notes and photographs";. Page 1 - Digging the Watermain in 1936. Page 2 - Grasmere, 1875, The Limes 1892. Page 3 - General view down street: Negative no. A15. Page 4 - 2 views of the Street 1880/90. Page 5 - The Court 1897, Little Hurst, The Elms. Page 6 - Hazards Shop, 2 photos: (Lower) Negative no. A16. Page 7 - The Elms, Miss Hides Cottage. Page 8 - The Street 1936, 1928. Page 9 - The Street 1938, Coach and Horses 1947. Page 10 - 4 views of lower village. Page 11 - Views from Church Tower 1948. Page 12 - The Manor House, The Cottage. Page 13 - Speech of Captain Bullen. Page 14 - Old Coach and Horses: Negative no. A17. Page 15 - Street in 1880 and Old Coach and Horses: Negative no. A18. Page 16 - Invite to Ball March 1863. Page 17 - Vinces Shop and Post Office. Page 18 - Advert for Vince. Page 19 - Street before 1894: Negative no. A35. Page 20 - Street 1890-1936. Page 21 - Street 1915 and 1936. Page 22 - Sunnyside: Negative no. A19. The Limes. Page 23 - Sunnyside and Post Office. Page 24 - Queens Arms. Page 25 - 4 photos of Queens Arms. Page 26 - Details of Queens Arms. Page 27 - Queens Arms 1902. Page 28 - Looking up street in 1880 and 1914. Page 29 - Looking up street. Page 30 - 4 views bottom of street. Page 31 - 2 views of Mill: (Lower) Negative no. A20. Page 32 - Mill Bridge and Newlands Bridge. Page 33 - Mill and Bridges. Page 34 - 2 views of Mill 1900: Negative no. A28. Page 35 - The Mill 1900: Negative no. A21. TS. "A few Notes on Charmouth Street from Charmouth House to the Coach and Horses Hotel and some of the people who have lived there", 1968, TS. "A few notes on the eastern portion of Charmouth Street including Lower Sea Lane, Higher Sea Lane and some of the people who have lived there", 1969..
Album compiled with W.D. Lang of Charmouth: "The Beach, vol I," notes, photographs, watercolours.. Page 1 - 2 watercolurs of Beach by Miss H Topler 1850. Page 2 - Watercolour by W D Lang 1898. Page 3 - 2 watercolours of Cliffs by W D Lang 1899. Page 4 - 2 watercolours of Cliffs by W D Lang 1898. Page 5 - Watercolours of Golden Cap by Miss H Topler 1850. Page 6 - Geological Extracts by Murial Arber and W D Lang. Page 7 - 3 Pictures of Charmouth Fossils. Page 8 - Jurassic Sea pictures. Page 9 - The Fossil Forest exposed in February 1947: Negative no. A22. Page 10 - The Fossil Forest exposed in. Page 11 - The Burning Cliffs 1908 (4 photos) (Left and Top): Negative no. A29, A30. Page 12 - Print, Portrait of Henry De La Boche: Negative no. A31. Page 13 - Samuel Clarke with Plesiosaur Skull: Negative no. A33. Isaac Hunter: Negative no. A32. Page 14 - Robert Clarke by Stonebarrow Cliffs. Page 15 - Tom Hunter by Beach: Negative no. A23. Page 16 - Tom Hunter by Beach: Negative no. A24. Page 17 - Bathing machines on beach: Negative no. A25. Page 18 - Watercolour of Cliffs 1898/9 W D Lang. Page 19 - The Beach 1918?: Negative no. A26. Page 20 - The Beach 1918?: Negative no. A27. Page 21 - Watercolour of Cliffs, Miss Topler. Page 22 - War defences and p on beach 1947. Page 23 - Watercolour. Page 24 - 2 views of River Char. Page 25 - 3 views of River Char. Page 26 - Panoram, Lower Sea Lane, Looking West. Page 27 - 4 views of beach - Black Ven: (Lower Right) Negative no. A34. Page 28 - View along Lower Sea Lane. Page 29 - Print of beach looking West. Page 30 - Watercolour by W D Lang 1899. Page 31 - Watercolour of cliffs. Page 32 - 2 views Fairy Dell, with family 1902. Also "Isaac Hunter's Dream - a True Story of Charmouth," (reprint from "Chatterbox", 1874)..
"The Beach, vol II", notes, photographs and sketches.. Page 1 - Factory, Roundhouse and Stonebarrow 1880's: Negative no. B4. Damage to factory roof. Page 2 - Engravings of Beach and Kilns 1827. Page 3 - Engraving of Beach 1850. Page 4 - Watercolour of beach. Page 5 - Portrait - Henry Edmons-Noris: Negative no. B5. Page 6 - 2 photos of factory 1952, 1971. Page 7 - View of factory from west. Page 8 - Watercolour of volunteer's uniform. Page 9 - Factory and volunteers guns: Negative no. B1. Page 10 - Volunteers, team that won cup in 1891: Negative no. B6. Volunteers in about 1879. Page 11 - Beach huts in 1954. Page 12 - Coastguard cottage 1947. Roundhouse and beach view 1902. Page 13 - Factory and Roundhouse: Negative no. B7. Factory and Roundhouse with Coastguard 1902: Negative no. B8. Beach front 1920? 2 other photos. Page 14 - Factory and original river course 1953. Page 15 - Factory and original river course 1900: Negative no. B2. Page 16 - Factory and Roundhouse 1906: Negative no. B3. Page 17 - Watercolours of footbridge by W D Lang. Page 18 - 4 photos of footbridge. Page 19 - Watercolour of paradise bridge. Page 20 - Paradise Bridge (2 photos) 1902. Page 21 - Pencil sketch of beach. Page 22 - Pencil sketch of beach. Page 23 - People on beach: Negative no. B9, B10. Page 24 - View of Cement Factory and Bathing Machines: Negative no. B11. View of Stonebarrow from beach. Page 25 - 5 photos, fishermen and bathing. Page 26 - 4 views east past factory. Page 27 - Pulling boats up the beach. Page 28 - 4 views of river and boats.
Album: "Charmouth People"; notes and photographs.. Page 1 - John H Coulton: Negative no. B12. Page 2 - Mr, Mrs Gordon. Page 3 - Axminster omnibus on streen 1896. Page 4 - Coronet Coach. Page 5 - Bridport Bus: Negative no. B15. Axminster Bus on top of street: Negative no. B14. Page 6 - Bus outside Coach and Horses: Negative no. B17. Motor Mail Van: Negative no. B16. Page 7 - Club Day 1893: Negative no. B13. 1896. Page 8 - Charmouth Club 1905. Charmouth Club: Negative no. B29. Page 9 - Fete and Flower Show 1908. Charmouth Band: Negative no. C32. Page 10 - Fete 1908: Negative no. B18. Fete 1950. Page 11 - Charmouth School Children: Negative no. B19. Page 12 - Charmouth School Children 1896: (Top) Negative no. B20. Page 13 - Charmouth School Children 1903. Page 14 - Charmouth Cricket Club Programme. Page 15 - Charmouth Cricket Club Pavilion: Negative no. B21. Charmouth Football Team 1921-22: Negative no. B22. Page 16 - Ladies and Gents Cricket Match 1898. Page 17 - Tennis Club 1895. Dress for Tennis 1900: Negative no. B23. Page 18 - Charmouth and Wootton Scouts 1944. Guides, Wolf Cubs, Scouts Football. Page 19 - Brownies, Wolf Cubs: Negative no. B24. Page 20 - 4 views of Scouts 1914: Negative nos: (Top Left) (Lower Left) B26 B25. Page 21 - Investiture of Scouts from Clifton College. Page 22 - 4 photos Scouts, Troups, Band. Page 23 - Scout Church Parade: Negative no. B27. Page 24 - Coronation of George V: Negative no. B28/B29. Page 25 - Coronation of George V: (Bottom Left) Negative no. B30. Page 26 - Bottom Old Lyme Hill 1900. Lyme Fishermen: Negative no. B31. Page 27 - Bill of Sale: Negative no. B31. Page 28 - Tricentenery of King Charles' escape. Page 29 - Re-enactment of 28. Page 30 - Copies of Charmouth people. Page 31 - Catherston Manner, 1887. Beach House Garden 1904. Page 32 - The Moorings, Fred Penny, The Street: Negative no. B32. Page 33 - Traction Engine: Negative no. B33. Lower Sea Lane. Hunters Lodge: Negative no. B34/35. Page 34 - Workmen at Catherston: Negative no. CO. Shoeing competition 1902: Negative no. B36. Page 35 - Commercial Hotel. George Hotel: Negative no. C1. Page 36 - Village Shops: Negative no. C3,C4. Frank Coles with Wagon: Negative no. C2. Page 37 - Home Guard 1944: Negative no. C5. Volunteers. Page 38 - People during Harvest: Negative no. C7. Horse and Plough: Negative no. C6. Page 39 - Mr & Mrs Elliott of Morecombelake.
Album: "Old Charmouth Memories", notes and photographs.. Page 2 - Charles Bullen. Stamp Family. Page 4 - Many small photographs. Page 6 - Letter. Page 8 - Stamps. Page 10 - View up Street : Negative No. C8. Page 12 - Church. The Court 1900. Page 14 - View of the Village. Black Ven from the Beach. Page 16 - Old Lyme Hill: Negative No. C9. Page 18 - View South from the Tunnel, 1900. Page 20 - The Limes. Page 22 - Mr and Mrs Durrant: Negative No. C10,C11. Page 24 - View Black Ven to Pilsdon: Negative No. C12. Page 26 - View of street and old shops: Negative No. C13,C14. Page 28 - The School, Lower Sea Lane: Negative No. C15. Page 30 - The George: Negative No. C16. Sunnyside: Negative No. C17. Page 32 - Prints of Charmouth. Page 34 - Prints of Charmouth. Page 36 - Prints of Charmouth. Page 38. Page 40 - Sunday School Outing: Negative No. C18. The May Queen: Negative No. C19. Page 42 - Axminster Omnibus: Negative No. C20. People on the beach: Negative No.C21. Page 44 - Cricket field and teams: Negative No.46. Page 46 - Charmouth Rectory. Page 48 - Rectory. Page 50 - Charmouth WI: Negative No. C22. Page 52 - Charmouth WI: Negative No. C25. Group waiting to see Air Race: Negative No.C23. Mr and Mrs J Rapsey: Negative No. C24. Page 54 - Fire Brigade: Negative No.C26. Band: Negative No. C32. Page 56 - Beach. Page 58 - Beach. Boys Running for a Swil: Negative No. C27. Page 60 - Beach and Sea defence work. Page 62 - Beach. Page 64 - Beach Huts: Negative No.C28. Page 66 - Mill and Bridge: Negative No. C32. Page 78 - Charles Larcombe: Negative No. C33. Page 84 - Beach. Fishermen and Boat, Charmouth: Negative No.C29. Page 4 - First Motor Car in Charmouth: Negative No. C30. Lorry that hit the Bridge 1938.
Album: "Charmouth Photographs Old and New", notes and photographs, which date from c. 1880-1958.. Page 4 - First Motor Car in Charmouth: Negative No. C30. Lorry that hit the Bridge 1938.
Unmounted photographs and postcards, mostly labelled, of Charmouth..
Photograph albums of Birkett family, showing inter alia photographs of Charmouth.
Photograph album (West Dorset) inscribed: "To Mr & Mrs Clarke - A Souvenir of a Happy Holiday. Donald E. Vandepeer, 1924"..
Photograph album: Dorchester, Bridport and West Dorset, unlabelled..
Notebooks compiled by R.W.J. Pavey on every aspect of Charmouth's history, people, buildings etc, with separate index..
R.W.J.P.'s MS. notes on Charmouth, vols I, II and III; 2 long letters of Maggie writing from Stokewater House, near Beaminster, in 1968, with notes..
Letters and other papers concerning Charmouth coast-guards, volunteers, school, almshouse, Old Manor House, Charmouth House, duel etc; families of Ellesdon, Gorges, Fooks, Norris, Templar etc, including unsigned, undated letter of C.B.Fry about stay in Charmouth..
Letters, papers and newscuttings mainly concerning Charmouth: description of Charles II, dead fish on beach in 1963, field names, Charmouth Bridge, lay subsidy roll, census returns etc, account of two supernatural happenings narrated by M.J.S.Hoch in 1968..
By R.W.J. Pavey: "The Warden - Bond Duel in 1792"; "Leaves taken at random from my Charmouth Note Books and a few Ghost Stories", 1961; short story entitled "Peter", 1972..
Columnized transcript of Charmouth parish registers:. Christenings, 1653-1965.. Banns, 1754-1816, 1823-1966.. Marriages, 1654-1966.. Burials, 1653-1932.. Burials in cemetery, 1887-1967.. Baptisms and births, Independent Chapel, 1839-1873.. Burials in Chapel yard, 1840-1873.. Marriages in Chapel, 1840-1866..
Copy lease of messuage and close of land. (Ellesdon to Richards). (This is said to relate to the Charmouth Almshouse and Shoe and Stocking Charity)..
Pedigree and notes and letter concerning the deRohan-Rochefort family. (Prince Charles de Rohan died at Charmouth, 1965)..
Sketches and tracings of maps of parts of Charmouth, one from OS map, 1928, some with field names written in; list of field names from tithe award of 1843.
OS 1/2500 map of Charmouth, 1928, showing field names from tithe records of 1842 and those in use in 1960. Houses occupied in 1952 numbered in red, to go with register of electors, 1952, and list of houses. 6" OS map, 1930, with additional fields and numbers; map of Stokebarrow Farm, c.1910.
Deeds of house and 2 acres of land, also half tenement adjoining called Culver Mead, on south side of Charmouth Street, later site of Mill View Cottages, which were put up 1814-16, destroyed by fire 1851, rebuilt and let to Admiralty. (Storme, Lymbrey, Bayly, Wesley, Comminge, Chase, Smith, Copleston, Peak, White, Gollop, Dare, Edwards, Jennings, Dalby, Kent, Cook, Combe, Purlewent, Warren, Golding, Brown, Scovell, Attwood, Templer, Barton, Beeston, Humphrey, Hills). With signatures of Bartholomew and John Wesley; will of John Edwards of Charmouth, with probate, 1746; promissory notes of Amasa and John Cook, 1814, 1836; press cuttings concerning property, 1959..
Lease of Grange Close. (Webber, Symes)..
Copy letter to Mr Nicholetts from John Bullen about Gundry's Estates.
Papers of Thomas Tarr of Charmouth, largely in connection with Marianne Short's affairs and his own insurance.
Discharge certificate of Sergeant Major A.B.Hann from 1st Dorset Volunteer Artillery Corps.
Charmouth District Nursing Association minutes, 1928-35, 1935-48, 1948-58.
Jubilee, 1935: list of children in Charmouth receiving books and mugs.
Charmouth War Workers Depot: minutes, 1940-6; accounts, 1939-45; cash book, 1943-5; address book and lists, with odd letters in connection with Christmas Comfort Fund, 1939-42.
A Short Account of those who have done Geological work in the Neighbourhood of Charmouth, by W.D.Lang, FRS: Mary Anning, Sir Henry T. de la Beche, James Harrison, E.C.H.Day, "Mr Rowe", Henry E.Norris, Rev T.L.Montefiore, Captain Cury alias Lock, Jonas Wishcombe, Samuel Clarke, J.R.Johnson, Robert Clarke, Hunter family, A.B.Hann, William Buckland, W.D. Conybeare, Misses Philpot, H.H.Henley, John Crookshanks, Richard Anning, J.W.Marder, Harriet Dollin, J.A.de Luc, Sir P. Egerton, Lord Enniskillen, Sir Richard Owen, Thomas Wright, J.R.Johnson, Colonel Birch, Sir R.I. Murchison, Thomas Hawkins.
List of persons having vote in Lyme Regis election by virtue of owning property in Charmouth.
Sale catalogue of properties in Lyme Regis and Charmouth: Powlett House, houses and land in Lyme Regis; Lilly Farm, houses and land; manor of Langmoor or Charmouth, with mineral rights, foreshore and cement mill, site of powder magazine etc, all in Charmouth.
Flyleaves from "The Practice of Medecine", vols I & II, both inscribed in 1877 by Florence Nightingale for Miss Girling, the first trained District Nurse appointed from St Thomas' Hospital.
"A Little Stepson", by Florence Marryat, pub.Leipzig, Tauchnitz, with MS. table showing descendents of Dr Henry Norris and notes giving real names of Charmouth residents who appear in the book.
Calendar put out by John Baker, grocer and draper of Charmouth (This hung for 57 years in cottage in Old Lyme Road).
Negatives of photographs in Albums D/PAV/4-11.
Glass negatives of some photographs in Albums D/PAV/4-11.
Glass negatives of some photographs in Albums D/PAV/4-11.